Ancient Coinage of Syria, Cyrrhus

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TRAJAN
SGI 1073vTrajan, AE 25 of Cyrrhus, Syria. AVTOKΡ KAIC NEΡ TΡAIANOΣ AΡIΣT ΣEB ΓEΡ ΔAK, laureate, draped bust of Trajan right, bare shoulders, seen from back / KYΡΡHC TΩN, B below, in three lines, all within a wreath. SGI 1073v.TextImage
ANTONINUS PIUS
BMC 9Antoninus Pius AE22 of Cyrrhus, Syria. Laureate head right / ΔIOY KATAIBATATOY KVΡΡHCTΩN, Zeus Kataibates, wearing himation over lower limbs and shoulder, seated left on rock holding thunderbolt and sceptre, eagle at foot, B behind. SNG Cop 45.TextImage
MARCUS AURELIUS
SNGBr 660Marcus Aurelius AE23 of Cyrrhus, Syria. AYTO K M AYΡH ANTΩNINOC CEB, laureate head right / ΔIOC KATEBATOV KYΡΡHCTΩN, Zeus Kataibates, in himation, seated left on rocks, resting arm on knee, holding thunderbolt and sceptre, eagle at foot left.TextImage
COMMODUS
BMC 25Commodus AE22 of Cyrrhus, Syria. 9.76 g. AD 177-180. AYTOKΡA ΛOY AY KOMMOΔON, laureate head right / ΔIOC KATEBATOY KYΡΡHCTΩN, Zeus Kataibates seated left on rock, holding thunderbolt and sceptre, eagle at foot left. A in right field. BMC 25; Paris 1645; Chandon de Briailles Coll. 1371; SNG Cop 48.TextImage
CARACALLA
SGI 2646Caracalla AR Tetradrachm of Cyrrhus, Syria. AVT K M A ANTΩNINOC C, radiate and cuirassed bust left, raising right hand, shield and filleted spear over left shoulder / ΔHMAΡC EX YΠATO Δ, Eagle, head right, on filleted thyrsos. Bellinger 115, Prieur 915.TextImage
MACRINUS
Prieur 922AMacrinus, AR tetradrachm of Cyrrhus, Syria. AY K M OΠ CE MAKΡEINOC CE, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right, seen from the back / ΔHMAΡX EX YΠATOC, eagle standing front on a filleted thyrsos, head and tail left. Prieur 922A.TextImage
PHILIP I
SNG Cop 49Philip I AE28 of Cyrrhus, Syria. AD 244-249. 17.18 g. Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right; viewed from the front / Hexastyle temple of Zeus Kataibates, with statue of Zeus within, holding thunderbolt and sceptre, eagle at foot; ram above the temple.TextImage
SGI 3955Philip I AE29 of Cyrrhus, Cyrrhestica, Syria. AYTOK K M IOYΛI ΦIΛIΠΠOC CEB, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / ΔIO C KΡ TEK ATOY KYΡHCTΩN, Zeus within octastyle temple.TextImage
PHILIP II
BMC 30Philip II, AE 27 of Cyrrhus, Syria. AYTOK K M IOYΛI ΦIΛIΠΠOC CEB, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right / ΔIOC KATEBATOY, KVΡECTΩN below, hexastyle temple with Syrian gable (angled outer pediment, rounded inner pediment), Zeus seated facing within, head left, holding sceptre, capricorn leaping left above. BMC 30; SNG Fitzwilliam 5852; McClean 9369; SNG Cop 49; SNG Righetti 1872; SNG München 504.TextImage
See also: Entry for Cyrrhus on the Digital Historia Numorum
Search for Cyrrhus in the British SNG Volumes' Database at the Fitzwilliam Museum

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